Researchers have discovered several rare species of whales and dolphins in the South China Sea during a scientific investigation that ended Friday. Researchers have found rare sperm whales and striped dolphins in the area after a 14-day investigation covering 2,500 km. Mother and baby sperm whales and beaked...
Astrophysicists found that the first stars after the Big Bang exploded not like spherical balls as previously thought but in an asymmetric fashion, thus serving as seeds for the second generation of stars and today's galaxies. The study published on Wednesday in the Astrophysical Journal showed that those...
Google on Tuesday debuted its next-generation Google Assistant, touting "milestone" features that empower mobile devices with new speech recognition and language understanding capabilities. The new Google Assistant is leveraging the full computing power of its data centers to support speech transcription and language understanding models and made it...
Researchers of Amir Kabir University of Technology achieved the technical knowledge of making activated carbon from cotton wastes.Since earlier in the past, textile has been used for producing all kinds of cloths.Despite development in production and consumption of various kinds of artificial fibers, cotton fibers have not lost...
Chinese space experts have strengthened international exchanges in the latest achievements in exploring the moon, Mars, Jupiter, asteroids and the deeper cosmos. While developing the Chang'e-5 and Chang'e-6 lunar probes and China's first Mars probe, China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) is also pushing forward space programs such...
Chinese scientists have developed new biomimetic polypropylene foams for oil-water separation, which can be used to prevent and control oil pollution.Oil-water separation is a global challenge due to increasing industrial oil-containing waste water and frequent oil spills. Consequently, research on high-efficiency oil-water separation materials and technologies has scientific...
The US space agency NASA revealed on Monday details about its plan to hit a small moonlet target in a double asteroid system with a spacecraft in 2022, its first mission to demonstrate a planetary defense technique. The asteroid, called Didymoon or Didymos B, is a moon asteroid...
A team of researchers have identified a new relative of Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex), which is significantly smaller in size than the known carnivorous dinosaur, according to a study released on Monday by the University of Edinburgh.Called Suskityrannus hazelae, it dates back 92 million years to the Cretaceous...
An international research team has completed the genome sequencing of the cultivated peanut plant, providing an insight into oil crop domestication.It was the first genome sequencing of the entire peanut plant in the world, based on which the plant's gene functional groups implicated in seed oil content and...
An asteroid named 99942 Apophis will fly towards the Earth in ten years, the U.S. space agency NASA said recently.The colossal asteroid, which named after the Egyptian god of chaos and destruction, is expected to approach the Earth dangerously close on April 13, 2029, according to the latest...
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